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Participate

Find out next steps to apply to be a part of ShelterTech accelerators, apply for catalytic funds, or inquire about becoming a partner, investor or mentor with the ShelterTech platform.

Applications for ShelterTech’s accelerators have been extended until October 19. Apply today!

ShelterTech is coming to Southeast Asia and the Andean region, and we are seeking disruptive products and services with the capacity to improve housing livability and affordability for low-income families.

The accelerator is an online platform to fast track startups and scaleups by providing customized learning and support through pilot testing, peer sharing, learning labs, mentorship, investor connections and much more.

Accelerator participants

Applications are now open until Oct. 19.

Don’t miss the chance to achieve scale and impact with your startup!

 

 

Important dates

Our application and selection phase runs from Aug. 31 – Nov. 25. Below is a detailed timeline for this phase.

Aug. 31, 2020
Applications open.

Sept. 30, 2020
Application deadline.

Sept. 23 & Oct. 7, 2020
Applicants receive more information during the virtual roadshows.

Oct. 20-30, 2020
Applicants are notified if they made the first cut and introduce themselves in an interview.

Nov. 11-13, 2020
Applicants pitch in front of the selection committee.

Nov. 25, 2020
Southeast Asia and Andean region cohorts will be announced.

 

See the full timeline for all phases.

Catalytic funds

The ShelterTech platform offers catalytic funds of up to US$25,000 for ventures to better position themselves for growth and scale. 

We are now accepting applications for 2020 catalytic funds in IndiaLearn more about the catalytic funds and how to apply.

Other ways to get involved

Are you passionate about the affordable housing sector and looking for a way to get involved with ShelterTech to help lift up housing solutions that radically improve the lives of low-income families?

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, partner, investor or finding another way to participate, fill out our inquiry form.

ShelterTech FAQ

Read some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Habitat’s ShelterTech program and startup accelerators.

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Why ShelterTech?

ShelterTech is exceptionally positioned to disrupt a sector that is at the center of the sustainable development agenda: affordable housing. Our ambitious goal: make housing one of the top five impact investment categories by 2025. 

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